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Dreams of Green: A Three Kings’ Day Story

Written by Mariel Jungkunz
Illustrated by Mónica Paola Rodriguez
Published by Astra Publishing House

In this story about Día de los Reyes, or Three Kings’ Day, a girl and her family discover new ways to celebrate their Puerto Rican heritage in Ohio.

It’s eleven days after Christmas and Lucía yearns to be in lush Puerto Rico celebrating Día de los Reyes with family and friends. But this year, instead of dancing and singing in the parrandas of her Puerto Rican neighborhood, she is surrounded by cold and silence in snow-blanketed Ohio. How will she ever be able to guide the Three Kings to her new home in the frosty Midwest? This picture book is a celebration of Puerto Rican culture, heartwarming family tradition, and a reminder that we all carry a piece of home with us wherever life may take us.

Look for the Spanish version, El Verde De Mis Sueños (Dreams of Green): Un Cuento De La Tradición De Los Tres Reyes Magos.

Primary ISBN: 9781662620379
Publication Date: October 2023
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Setting: United States (Ohio)

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Immigrant

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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